Category: Educational Stages

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Canadian school finds personalized success with co-teaching model

December 7, 2017

Via: Education Dive

As schools work to provide students with more personalized learning opportunities and a more active learning environment overall, the traditional classroom model will have to undergo seismic shifts. This can be a frightening prospect for administrators and teachers in the […]

Educational Stages, Other educational stages

K-12 And Higher Education Are Considered Separate Systems. What If They Converged?

December 6, 2017

Via: Ed Surge

Education in America is a tale of two systems. There’s K-12 education policy and practice, but a separate set of rules—and a separate culture—for higher education. A new book argues that it doesn’t have to be that way. In “The […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

11 advantages of online learning software in higher ed

December 5, 2017

Via: eCampus News

There has never been a more exciting time to be associated with the education field. New technologies are allowing teachers and administrators to re-imagine pedagogical processes that have remained relatively static for hundreds of years. Innovative new approaches, bolstered by […]

Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary, Secondary Education

9 Back-to-School Tips for Parents and Students

September 22, 2017

Via: NY Times

Between the social-media-fueled pressure, college admissions madness and bullying culture, schools today can be a minefield. We collected some education-themed Op-Eds to help guide families as they settle into the new year. Teaching Peace in Elementary School Is your child […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Snapchat Teams With College Newspapers

September 11, 2017

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Snapchat is introducing hyperlocal news coverage with help from college and university newspapers. The social media app announced that it was partnering with four college newspapers to expand its news coverage to a younger audience. University of California, Berkeley’s The Daily Californian, Texas […]

Educational Stages, Other educational stages

Introducing Programming to Elementary School Students

September 8, 2017

Via: Free Technology for Teachers

How would you introduce / start coding with a Grade 2 and 3 class? Snap or Scratch? My suggestion was to start with ScratchJr then move into Scratch. ScratchJr is available to use on iPads, on Android tablets, and on Chromebooks. ScratchJr uses […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

As technologies progress, an old higher ed focus continues

September 7, 2017

Via: eCampus News

The beginning of fall semester is always the most intellectual fertile time in my academic year.  I approach the classroom from a rested viewpoint.  I am able to think in more big-picture terms, to apply a theoretical lens to my […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Strategies for disabled learners are effective for everyone

September 5, 2017

Via: Education Dive

Realizing that the needs of students with learning disabilities do not deviate wholly from the needs of all students is the first step in ensuring equity at all levels of education. Rather than “othering” students with learning challenges, finding ways […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Top 4 uses for blockchain in higher ed

August 31, 2017

Via: eCampus News

As new technologies emerge, they often help make things more convenient for users. One such instance of this is the use of Blockchain in University IT. Blockchain, the technology behind Bitcoin, is a method of storing and tracking information that […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

The top 5 disruptive technologies in higher ed

August 30, 2017

Via: eCampus News

Despite Higher Ed’s reputation for being slow to adapt, it is undeniable how disruptive certain technologies have been in recent years. The Internet of Things (IoT), augmented reality, and advancements in online learning have changed the way universities reach prospective […]